[TUHS] Non-US Unix Activities
jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Sat Apr 8 21:13:48 AEST 2017
It is sort of weird how the most prolific stuff a generation later is all but gone. I guess compared to automobiles, minicomputers and workstations are pretty rare things to start with.
Although the loss of IP doesn't surprise me, I've been to too many places that have nothing surviving from their original products, even if they still sell support. -If a company like Sega can lose all their art assets and source code, anyone can.
On April 8, 2017 6:57:13 PM GMT+08:00, Tim Bradshaw <tfb at tfeb.org> wrote:
>On 8 Apr 2017, at 00:31, Richard Tobin <richard at inf.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Presumably we gave the evaluation 2/120 back to Sun and bought the
>> mentioned by Tim (it was called "islay" unless I have become
>> a bit later, in 1985.
>Gail says it was. She thinks Islay *was* the evaluation machine, which
>was bought after it was evaluated (but she also says you'd know
>better). I also remember (from reading the report? It was all long
>before I was there of course) that an HLH Orion was evaluated, although
>this may be wrong.
>That machine (islay) was, much later, given to Sun at Linlithgow as an
>artifact, but it is presumably gone now.
Sent from my Android device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
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